The Toronto Free Gallery is proud to be hosting a multimedia literary explosion of zinesters, fashion plates, novelists, performance artists, poets and fancy scribblers. A night of queertastic, female-centric brilliance!
On October 20, the legendary, raucous, rowdy performance gang Sister Spit - The Next Generation's van will unload in Toronto for a rare Canadian performance. The night will include; queer luminary Michelle Tea, hilarious literary force Beth Lisick, trans-licious performance artist Ben McCoy, graphic novelist extraordinaire Ariel Schrag, powerhouse poet Kirya Traber, photographer/myth-explorer Sara Seinberg, and world-traveling novelist Rhiannon Argo plus Toronto special guests.
Formed in '94, Sister Spit is a lesbian-feminist spoken word and performance art collective based in San Francisco founded by Michelle Tea and Sini Anderson with Jan LeCroy and poet Eileen Myles. The group is noted for their Ramblin' Roadshow, performing at feminist events such as the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival. The Boston Phoenix described it as "the coolest (and cutest) line-up of talented, tattooed, pierced, and purple-pigtailed performance artists the Bay Area has to offer."
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